Fishing

Fishing
 

Fresh & Saltwater Fishing

Come join many others from around the globe enjoying some of the world’s best fly fishing for trophy salmon and steelhead in the pristine Kitimat wilderness. You can fish the easily accessible Kitimat River, or for the more adventurous, the many remote fly-in areas that provide spectacular scenery, tranquility and great fishing.

There are many rivers and lakes that flow through a majestic coastal mountain range and into the Douglas Channel with its abundance of sea life. Try your luck at catching massive halibut to accompany your feast of fresh Dungeness crab and prawns. The opportunities are endless here, depending upon the species you seek at the time of year you visit us.

Freshwater Fishing

Fresh Water Fishing

Discover the finest steelhead, salmon and trout fishing in British Columbia! The Kitimat River has its own natural beauty with plenty of fish stocks 12 months of the year. We are fortunate to have the Kitimat River Hatchery enhancing our Chinook, Coho, Chum, Steelhead and Cutthroat populations on the Kitimat. Join in on the incredible action this season and you will discover why this is where you will love to fish!

Whether you are interested in fishing for an hour, a day or a week, Kitimat offers world class salmon sport fishing adventures. Rivers in the Northwest have their own personalities and fishing the Kitimat River has a quiet serenity that is an experience in itself. Except for the welcome excitement of “Fish On” the tranquility of fishing the Kitimat is a distinct change of pace from your normal busy life.

In the end, a great day of fishing is not only just about the catch. Yes, it’s great to have fish to take home, but spending a day on the water with family and friends can be one of the most rewarding experiences in an angler’s life.

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Saltwater Fishing


Salt Water Fishing

The north coast of British Columbia is well known for its incredible sport fishing. Kitimat, located at the head of the Douglas Channel, one of BC’s longest inland fjords, provides access to unbelievable salt water fishing adventures.

The Kitimat River and many more feeder creeks and rivers produce migrating salmon along this 90 km stretch of ocean to the Inside Passage. These well protected waters offer exceptional fishing for chinook and coho salmon as well as some of the largest halibut found on the BC coast.

Whether you launch your own boat at MK Bay Marina or book a charter with one of our well equipped guides, you will experience majestic mountains, a variety of wildlife and an abundance of fishing opportunities for salmon, halibut, snapper, cod, crab or prawns.

As you experience the salt spray and ocean wind, be on the lookout for sea lions, eagles, orcas, humpback whales and dolphins at play. On occasion you will be presented with the opportunity to observe Kermode bears exploring the shores of the Douglas Channel, bald eagles as they pick a salmon from the salt water or dolphins swimming alongside your boat.

When the challenges of catching that trophy fish have you exhausted, relax in the sulphur free, natural hot springs of Bishop Bay, Shearwater or Weewanie.

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